The New York Mets have acquired INF/OF Eric Young Jr. from the Atlanta Braves.
The Braves will receive “cash considerations” in the deal. Young will report to Triple A Las Vegas.
Young played 191 games for the Mets from 2013 to ’14. He batted .242/.310/.321 in those two seasons, adding 68 stolen bases. New York non-tendered Young last December.
Young played 35 games for the Braves this season, hitting .169. He was designated for assignment in June, batting .248 for Atlanta's Triple A affiliate in 67 games.
Young, 30, is a career .248 hitter with 141 stolen bases. It's possible he joins the Mets in September when rosters expand to 40 players in September.